Located within Missouri, United States, the city of Grandview is situated in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Grandview is a reasonably good city to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. There are around 10 public green spaces close by for residents to check out, such as Shalimar Park and Grandview Ball Park, making it easy to get to them. This part of the Kansas City metropolitan area is also reasonably good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome closer to US Highway 71 or the railway line.
In Grandview, most of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city also has a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this city. Most homes in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, during its biggest housing boom.
In Grandview, property buyers will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be difficult to reach high schools as a pedestrian. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to eating, some, but not all, house buyers in Grandview will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Driving is very often the preferred approach to get around in this part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. It is very easy to find a place to park, and it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway, such as US Highway 71, from any home in Grandview. On the other hand, the public transit service in Grandview is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in Grandview since very few daily errands can be run on foot.